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10 killed in U.S. Pennsylvania house fire

Published : 06 Aug 2022, 01:59

  DF News Desk

Firefighters work near the residential building damaged by a major fire in New York City, the United States, Jan. 9, 2022. File Photo: Xinhua.

Ten people died after a house fire in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania early Friday morning, according to the state police, reported Xinhua.

Authorities responded to the fire at a two-story home in Nescopeck, Luzerne County, at 2:42 a.m. (0642 GMT), where 14 people were living.

Four of them survived but 10 others, including three kids, have been confirmed dead.

State police said a criminal investigation is underway.